The Arctic Encounter Symposium will convene policymakers, industry leaders, and leading experts to confront the leading issues in Arctic policy, innovation, and development. The two-day program includes two keynote luncheons, expert plenary sessions and breakout sessions.
The Department of Energy announced that it will sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the U.S. Department of the Interior to assist Indian Tribes throughout the United States to develop their energy resources.
The White House will host the eighth annual Tribal Nations Conference to allow tribal leaders to engage with the President, cabinet officials, and the White House Council on Native America Affairs about key issues facing tribes. Each federally recognized tribe is invited to designate one representative to attend this event.
As part of the Obama Administration’s strategy to increase energy productivity, reduce America's reliance on foreign oil and cut harmful emissions the Energy Department today announced an investment of nearly $55 million for 24 projects to develop and deploy cutting-edge vehicle technologies that will strengthen the U.S. clean energy economy.
Today, the Department of Energy announced the selection of five projects that will study the feasibility of using salty water – or brine – from carbon dioxide (CO2) storage sites to produce fresh water.